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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000093.txt from 2002/02

From: Tony@-----.uk (Tony Pay)
Subj: Re: [kl] Brahms 4
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 16:36:48 -0500

On Thu, 7 Feb 2002 12:03:55 -0500, jvarineau@-----.com said:

> By the way. I feel that the term "maestro" should be reserved for the
> true masters of conducting -- and I'm not one of them. The president
> of the Chicago Symphony recently made a similar comment. It went
> something like this: The 78 year -old Georg Solti should be called
> "Maestro." Daniel Barenboim should be called Mr. Barenboim. (!!!!!)

The other way around, I think. Though I do understand that Daniel's
technique leaves something to be desired, the other gentleman's
musicianship left everything else to be desired.

Horrible.

So there.

Tony
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